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Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel

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Product introduction

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is a medicine used in the treatment of vitamin A deficiency. It is an essential nutrient for the eyes and skin, and for normal growth. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs function properly.

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel should be taken in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. You should take it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the most benefit from it. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking other medicines and supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough vitamin A in your diet.

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is generally safe and does not usually cause any side effects. Some other medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin A, so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. This medicine may help during pregnancy when your body needs more vitamin A but too much could harm your baby. It is important to ask for advice from your doctor before taking any other vitamin supplements.

Uses of Iflomax Gel

  • Vitamin A deficiency

Benefits of Iflomax Gel

In Vitamin A deficiency

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is a supplement of vitamin A. It is used to treat conditions caused by low levels of vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that helps the body to perform various functions. Vitamin A is essential for good vision, healthy skin, cell growth, and a healthy immune system. It also helps the heart, lungs, kidneys, and other organs function properly.

Side effects of Iflomax Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Iflomax

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Iflomax Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Iflomax Gel works

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel contains vitamin A which is a nutritional supplement. It acts directly on the biosynthesis of various proteins, including those involved in regulation of various cell functions or in determination of cell sensitivity to hormones and hormone-like factors. It is important for growth and development, for the maintenance of the immune system, and for good vision.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel contains Vitamin A which is essential for maintaining healthy vision, skin, and immune function.
  • Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is only given by a trained healthcare professional. Please do not self-administer.
  • The dosage and frequency of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel will depend on your specific condition, age, weight, and other factors.
  • Your doctor may recommend dietary changes and oral supplementation as a follow-up to this medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Retinoid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS
Action Class
Vitamins

Interaction with drugs

Taking Iflomax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
Serious
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
Serious

Patient concerns

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Dry eyes problems 6 months ago till now Now doctor prescribed me Restasis and on tear gel. Iflomax too at night
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
The treatment is okay. . Continue using it under supervision
Dry eyes problems 6 months ago till now Now doctor prescribed me Restasis and on tear gel. Iflomax too at night
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Treatment is okay. Continue it
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FAQs

Q. What is Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel used for?

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is used for improving the eyesight, maintaining cells of the skin and the lining of the digestive, urinary and respiratory tracts. It also helps in the formation of red and white blood cells in our body that are important to carry out the various essential functions of our body.

Q. What if I take too much of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel?

If you take too much of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel, it can lead to birth defects, abnormalities of the liver and disorders of the central nervous system. It can also decrease bone mineral density, leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis. This is because an excess of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel suppresses the building up of bones and increases its breakdown. The rate of calcium absorption by Vitamin D can also get affected due to excess of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel. Therefore, it is advised to use Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel only as directed by your doctor.

Q. Which foods contain vitamin A?

There are various foods that contain vitamin A naturally. These are milk, cereal, leafy green vegetables, carrots, sweet potatoes and pumpkins. Other than those, orange vegetables are loaded with vitamin A as they contain a pigment called beta carotene. It is also found in eggs, dairy products, fruits like mangoes and apricots, liver and certain types of salmon.

Q. Does deficiency of vitamin A cause blindness?

Yes, deficiency of vitamin A may cause blindness. Consult your doctor if you are facing issues with your eyesight to rule out the cause of your vision problem.

Q. How should Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel be taken?

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It is advised to take Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel with food preferably at the same time each day to avoid the chances of missing a dose.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel?

If you forget a dose of Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel safe?

Iflomax Ophthalmic Gel is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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References

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Address: Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India
Country of origin: India
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